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Introducing – Tools for Cinema Quality Assurance

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Cinema Test Tools for the non-Technical Manager – Post Installation Quality Assurance Has Begun

Cinema Test Tools is a free resource for the cinema industry, tuned most particularly for the non-technical manager. The tools include several DCPs, all with interesting means of testing the sound and picture quality for the interested by lightly trained staff. The lessons on sound and light are written to provide a foundation to communicate with the technician who must respond quickly and well to the information that they discover.

The key is a free Managers Walk Through Checklist that correlates with the many DCPs. It helps bring an understanding of the many nuances of the auditorium's situation in a straightforward way. 

It is a big world out there.

Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to Innovation

A report from the US Dept of Commerce: Economics and Statistics Administration reports:

Our science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce is crucial to America’s innovative capacity and global competitiveness. Yet women are vastly underrepresented in STEM jobs and among STEM degree holders despite making up nearly half of the U.S. workforce and half of the college-educated workforce. That leaves an untapped opportunity to expand STEM employment in the United States, even as there is wide agreement that the nation must do more to improve its competitiveness.

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Video to iPad/iPhone/Android Direct

Monsoon Multimedia, a leading provider of video convergence products, today announced the addition of Direct to Mobile Recording for its Vulkano line of products. Included with Direct Recording is full DVR, Pause, Rewind and Fast Forward features. The Vulkano line of devices now offers these features via Wi-Fi for iPhones, iPads and Android devices. Content is encrypted to avoid any possibility of infringement.

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Docu Makers Face Hobby Charge/Taxes

Educate > Money => Hobby = No Tax Write Off

US Tax Court Judge Diane Kroupa has decided that a documentary film maker is participating in a hobby, not a money making enterprise that doesn't deserve tax write-offs for expenses. See: If You're a Documentary Filmmaker, You Could Owe the IRS a Whole Lot of Money - indieWIRE

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